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Sandusky Maritime Museum

125 Meigs St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2834
+1 419-624-0274
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Very Nice!

A Very Nice Museum! self guided, but nicely laid out! Lots of displays of past Nautical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa A
Harrisville WV
Small, but Plenty of Information

The objects made for interesting photos. There was an educational presentation when we arrived... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Laura B
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125 Meigs St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2834
+1 419-624-0274
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Very Nice Museum! self guided, but nicely laid out! Lots of displays of past Nautical adventures. A good section on Pirates, for the young at heart. Don't miss the boats out back, they are pretty awesome.

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The objects made for interesting photos. There was an educational presentation when we arrived, which made the visit more interesting. Lots of reading and listening to recordings. The history of slavery and underground railroad gave a lot of insight into the local history, as did...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent small museum. Lots of Great Lakes related items. Friendly staff. We became members. Lots of parking. Located on the lakeshore next to the Sandusky Sailing Basin

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 24 September 2016

There is lots of history of the area in this museum. Be sure to see the movie. This would be a great place not only for adults but also for children. There are lots of hands on activities and interactive games on computers.

Thank Juliann M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Overall it was a neat place but very small. It was a cool reminder of the nautical history of Lake Erie.

Thank kevinoR732BY
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This museum contained a lot of history of the area and especially its relationship to Lake Erie. There was also some information on the Underground Railroad which was in the area.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stopped in on a rainy day to see all of the interesting items. The museum is on one floor and is able to be viewed by everyone. An interesting hands on activity is trying to cut the ice with a saw! Our granddaughter had...More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

It was International Museum Day so we stopped here as part of our museum-hopping. Various exhibits from pirates to various types of ships to the Underground Railroad. All on one floor so very handicapped accessible. Bring your camera. There's a gift shop with various souvenirs,...More

Thank JenBell1969
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Learned a lot about how big the fish and ice industry was back in the Ohio day. A very nice museum. Be sure and find the little theatre inside and sit and watch the video. Well worth the stop. Husband was so mesmerized by a...More

1  Thank Deb4TX
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were driving from NJ to Chicago for the holidays and I decided to stop somewhere for the night that had some Holiday event. Chose Sandusky since it had good restaurants, a nice B&B and the Maritime museum with a special event...More

Thank Kathi S
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